If you’re not familiar with the name John Carter, you’ll learn soon enough. The titular hero of the classic novel series ‘John Carter of Mars’ by Edgar Rice Burroughs, has influenced generations of sci-fi fans, artists and filmmakers, and next year he is finally coming to the big screen in ‘John Carter’. In the movie, the war-weary former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is inexplicably transported to… Continue reading 5 Things We Learned Behind the Scenes of the Sci-Fi Epic 'John Carter'
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The Hollywood Reporter has the exclusive that Universal Pictures has bought an untitled sci-fi crime thriller script from Bobby Glickert with Fast Five director Justin Lin and Scott Stuber producing.
Glickert was a production assistant on Transformers and Iron Man before becoming Lin’s assistant on Fast & Furious and directing a couple short films. Although the details are kept under wraps, it’s been said that it’s a cross between… Continue reading Universal and Justin Lin Back Sci-Fi Crime Thriller
Jaden Smith is set to star opposite his father, Will Smith, for director M. Night Shyamalan in an untitled sci-fi adventure, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures. Shyamalan and Will Smith will produce with James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith and Ken Stovitz, Smith’s partners at Overbrook Entertainment. The screenplay is by M. Night Shyamalan and Gary Whitta.
Set 1,000 years into the future, a young boy… Continue reading Jaden Smith & Will Smith to Star in Shyamalan Sci-Fi Adventure
She doesn’t have a title, and she says we’re still a ways off from seeing it, but Jodie Foster will next direct a sci-fi thriller.
Foster was doing press for her latest film The Beaver down at SXSW when she told the news to the L.A. Times .
“There’s a family element to it, but it’s much more a genre movie,” she said. “I’d like to do that ’cause that’s a… Continue reading Jodie Foster Directing Sci-Fi Thriller Next
Director Duncan Jones premiered his thriller Source Code at South by Southwest on Friday, bringing a tech-savvy movie to a high-tech festival. . … Continue reading Source Code sci-fi thriller premieres at SXSW